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synonyms for noctiluca

  • candle fly
  • fire beetle
  • firefly
  • fireworm
  • glowworm
  • lampyrid
  • lantern fly
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How to use noctiluca in a sentence

Of the insects thus singularly provided, the common Glow-worm (Lampyris noctiluca) is the most familiar instance.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Probably the Noctiluca is not rivalled in this respect even by miscroscopic unicellular alg which compose the "red snow."
YOUNG FOLKS' LIBRARY, VOLUME XI (OF 20)VARIOUS
Both in its nature and immature forms, Lampyris noctiluca plays a useful part in the economy of Nature.
POACHERS AND POACHINGJOHN WATSON
I do not see how they could be the L. noctiluca, as he states.
THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU, VOLUME VI, FAMILIAR LETTERSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
Ray first pointed out this fact with respect to L. noctiluca.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. II (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
The Glow-worm (Lampyris noctiluca, Fig. 550) is of a brownish yellow.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
Noctiluca miliaris, acted upon by iodine solution, showing the protoplasm shrunk away from the structureless pellicle.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 8VARIOUS
The exchange of life-elements between two individuals is well illustrated in the case of the infusorian Noctiluca.
THE DRAMA OF LOVE AND DEATHEDWARD CARPENTER
Two new individuals are thus formed, and each Noctiluca has absorbed half of the other.
THE DRAMA OF LOVE AND DEATHEDWARD CARPENTER
In 1854 Heller recognized minute strands, which he called Rhizomorpha noctiluca, as the actual source of the light.
THE NATURE OF ANIMAL LIGHTE. NEWTON HARVEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NOCTILUCA

  • candle fly
  • fire beetle
  • firefly
  • fireworm
  • glowworm
  • lampyrid
  • lantern fly
  • noctiluca
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.